[aprssig] ATV integration idea

Keith VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Thu Feb 7 19:18:58 CST 2008

Wes AI4PX wrote...

> The slick part would be to attach a GPS unit with compass to the top
> of camera and set the switchover threshold of the calculated
> heading/vs compass heading to a speed faster than plan to move.  That
> way the heading indicated to aprs would be the direction the camera
> was looking.... and clients like xastir and winaprs would show a barb
> from the aircraft indicating the direction the camera is looking.  I
> think the gps76cs and the rino130 will do this.

Wouldn't the APRS speed and heading be the direction the GPS receiver 
was travelling? I'm thinking that e.g. the 76S flux gate compass on the 
LCD display would indicate the direction the GPS was pointing.

> Please reply off sig..... (like anyone ever does! lol)

If I did, no one would be able to pick holes in my comment!

73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!" 

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